Beyond These Shores (BTS) is a missions organization founded by Duane and Kris White in 2000. BTS is dedicated to equipping, empowering, and engaging the local church worldwide to go beyond limits into God's abundance. BTS is called to be a bridge which connects nations, churches, relationships and resources to impact the world.
world,” Duane White has traveled the world preaching and teaching the promises of
God. He has trained over 100,000 leaders around the world, funded micro-business empowerment projects, equipped and resourced missionaries and taken hundreds of people on short term missions trips. Duane and his wife, Kris, served with their family as missionaries to the UK for two years and have ministered in over 50 different nations.
without impediment. As an international speaker and author, he now miraculously uses
his communication skills to teach and challenge people to fulfill their God-given destiny.
Duane has a Master of Ministry degree in Christian Leadership from Southwestern
Christian University and has been in full-time ministry for over 26 years.
family farm, she prayed and dreamed that God would use her in a special way to touch
the world. In 1991 she married Duane White and has served with him in various
ministries including children’s crusades and seminars, youth ministry, pastoring and
leading missions trips around the world.
daughters! Kris has a powerful testimony of how God delivered her from negative self
image and compulsive eating, losing 56 lbs. and keeping the weight off for over 10
years! Her teaching on this subject has been taught by herself and others around the
world. She is a full-time mom, minister, blogger (huperwoman.com), conference speaker, renowned author and is passionate about seeing worth and dignity restored to women.
In 2007, Duane and Kris planted The Bridge Church in Denton, Texas, which is now a thriving church community. They also serve as leaders of the O2 Network, which connects regional churches and ministers. Duane and Kris have been married for 23 years and have three children (Kelsey, Cody and Ashton) and a portly Olde English Bulldog named Winston.
The Bridge Church: www.findthebridge.com
The O2 Church Network: www.o2network.org